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#23 Lyn-J Dixon

Lyn-J Dixon - Football - Clemson University Athletics

Entered 2021 with 1,372 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns on 208 career attempts and 183 yards on 18 catches in 519 career snaps over 38 games … entered his fourth season ranked second in school history in yards per carry (6.60) behind Clemson legend and former teammate Travis Etienne.

2021: Rushed once for 10 yards vs. No. 5 Georgia … gained 27 yards on four carries and scored the first receiving touchdown of his career on a 14-yard touchdown pass vs. SC State … rushed five times for 11 yards and caught one pass vs. Georgia Tech.

2020: Rushed 42 times for 190 yards and two touchdowns and caught three passes for 21 yards in 130 snaps over 10 games … carried three times for 10 yards in season debut vs. The Citadel … opened game vs. Virginia with a career-long 52-yard kickoff return and also rushed five times for 11 yards … gained 12 yards on five carries vs. No. 7 Miami … rushed five times for 32 yards and caught a nine-yard pass at Georgia Tech … gained 22 yards on seven carries vs. Syracuse and returned a kickoff 49 yards to share team special teams player of the game honors … rushed three times for one yard vs. Boston College … gained 46 yards on nine carries with his first touchdown of the season vs. Pitt … rushed three times for 37 yards and a touchdown at Virginia Tech … rushed twice for 20 yards vs. No. 3 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl … ACC Honor Roll selection.

2019: Recorded 104 carries for 635 yards with six rushing touchdowns and 14 catches for 121 yards in 283 snaps over 15 games … rushed eight times for 65 yards and a touchdown and added a 22-yard reception vs. Georgia Tech … led Clemson with 79 rushing yards and a touchdown on 11 carries vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … gained 19 yards on six carries at Syracuse … rushed eight times for 58 yards including an acrobatic over-the-top touchdown vs. Charlotte … gained 49 yards on 10 carries vs. Florida State … rushed five times for 11 yards and caught a pass at Louisville … gained 78 yards on eight carries vs. Boston College … recorded seven carries for 50 yards with a touchdown vs. Wofford … gained 50 yards on nine carries and caught two passes for 27 yards at NC State … rushed six times for 34 yards and caught two passes for 62 yards vs. Wake Forest … gained 60 yards on 12 carries at South Carolina … compiled 47 yards and a touchdown on eight carries vs. No. 22 Virginia in the ACC Championship Game … gained 17 yards on his only carry and caught a two-yard pass vs. No. 2 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl … rushed once and caught a two-yard pass vs. No. 1 LSU.

2018: Finished freshman campaign with 547 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns on 62 carries in 106 snaps over 13 games … ranked fifth in the country among qualified backs with 8.82 yards per carry, a school record for players with at least 300 rushing yards … led Clemson in rushing with 89 yards on six carries — including a 61-yarder — in his career debut vs. Furman … gained 26 yards on five carries vs. Georgia Southern … carried six times for 20 yards at Georgia Tech … earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors at Wake Forest, recording a career-high 163 yards on 10 carries with rushing touchdowns of 65 and 52 yards … joined Travis Etienne and Adam Choice as part of a trio that became the first group of three backs in school history to each rush for 125 yards in a single contest … recorded 25 yards and a rushing touchdown on four carries vs. No. 16 NC State … rushed six times for 18 yards at Florida State … posted 116 yards and a touchdown on four carries vs. Louisville, and his four carries were the fewest by a Clemson player in a 100-yard rushing day in school history … gained 18 yards on three carries at No. 17 Boston College … repeated a three-carry, 18-yard performance vs. Duke … gained 38 yards on five carries vs. South Carolina … rushed four times for five yards with a touchdown against Pitt … gained 11 yards on six carries vs. No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl.

Before Clemson: No. 171 player in the nation by ESPN … No. 10 running back in the nation by ESPN and Rivals … No. 23 player in Georgia by ESPN … had 5,174 yards and 73 touchdowns on 629 carries in his career … had 88 overall touchdowns in his career … had 536 points in his 37 career games … had 76 receptions for 1,088 yards and nine touchdowns in his career … had 7,201 all-purpose yards in his career … had 108 yards per game and 8.9 yards per carry in six games as a senior, as he was limited by injury … had 11 rushing touchdowns and 13 overall touchdowns as a senior … had 1,914 yards and 35 touchdowns on 229 carries as a junior … had 38 overall touchdowns as a junior … had 1,311 yards and 14 touchdowns on 156 carries as a sophomore … had 23 overall touchdowns as a sophomore … had 1,301 yards and 13 touchdowns on 171 carries as a freshman … coached by Mark Wilson at Taylor County High School … recruited by Robbie Caldwell and Tony Elliott.

Personal: Born Feb. 18, 1999 … majoring in communication.